Oldham Athletic 0-2 Milton Keynes Dons

1 Oct

Kieran Agard


Kieran Agard’s goal was his first since he scored twice against Millwall on 13 August

MK Dons earned their fourth away win of the season with a 2-0 victory at League One strugglers Oldham.

Ben Reeves and Kieran Agard were on target as the visitors punished defensive errors either side of half-time.

Dons forced an early save as Ryan Colclough cut inside from the left and tested keeper Connor Ripley with an angled shot.

Oldham almost struck when Freddie Ladapo let fly from 18 yards, but keeper David Martin tipped smartly over the bar.

Ripley was at fault for the opening goal after 36 minutes as he allowed a 25-yard shot by Reeves to squirm through his dive and trickle over the line.

The home side came close to netting an equaliser just after half-time when Peter Clarke’s overhead kick came back off the bar.

Dons doubled their lead 10 minutes after the break as Samir Carruthers whipped in a left-wing free-kick and Agard glanced in from eight yards.

It could have been worse for Oldham – who have scored just twice in six home games – but Agard hammered a good chance against the bar.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Live Text

Match ends, Oldham Athletic 0, MK Dons 2.

Second Half ends, Oldham Athletic 0, MK Dons 2.

Delay in match Paul Green (Oldham Athletic) because of an injury.

Foul by Ryan Flynn (Oldham Athletic).

Dean Lewington (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution, MK Dons. Ed Upson replaces Ryan Colclough.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Samir Carruthers.

Attempt saved. Cameron Burgess (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Paul Green (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dean Lewington (MK Dons).

Attempt saved. Ryan Colclough (MK Dons) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Paul Green (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Colclough (MK Dons).

Darius Osei (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by George B Williams (MK Dons).

Ryan Flynn (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nicky Maynard (MK Dons).

Foul by Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic).

Darren Potter (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Paul Green (Oldham Athletic).

Kieran Agard (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Peter Clarke (Oldham Athletic).

(MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Ryan McLaughlin (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kieran Agard (MK Dons).

Substitution, MK Dons. Dean Bowditch replaces Ben Reeves.

Attempt missed. Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Kieran Agard (MK Dons) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Attempt missed. Ben Reeves (MK Dons) left footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left.

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Darius Osei replaces Freddie Ladapo.

Ryan Flynn (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ryan Flynn (Oldham Athletic).

Samir Carruthers (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Cameron Burgess (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Lee Erwin (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joe Walsh (MK Dons).

Attempt missed. Nicky Maynard (MK Dons) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Darren Potter (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ryan Flynn (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Darren Potter (MK Dons).

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